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  • Martyrs’ monument inaugurated at PAF Museum

    KARACHI: On the occasion of the 1965 war golden jubilee, Air Force Day was celebrated by unveiling a martyrs’ monument at the PAF Museum and laying of a wreath on the grave of Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed (Nishan-i-Haider) here on Monday...

  • Taxila Museum to have new art gallery

    TAXILA: A new gallery adjacent to Taxila Museum would soon be opened to public as officials of the Punjab archaeology department and museums have started with decorations...

    Curator Taxila Museum Mohammad Nasir Khan told Dawn that as many as 18 showcases had been established in new gallery where around 400 antiques would be put on display...

  • Sri Lanka hands back Buddha relics to Taxila Museum

    TAXILA: Sri Lankan authorities have returned four Buddha relics to the officials of Taxila Museum after exhibiting them in their country...

    Taxila Museum’s curator Abdul Nasir Khan, who escorted these relics to Sri Lanka on behalf of the Pakistani government, told mediapersons that the relic casket contained a miniature gold casket which had the relics...

  • FOOTPRINTS: MUSEUM OF TINY CURIOSITIES

    Wind your way through the labyrinth of cobbled alleys in Baku’s old city (called Icheri Sheher), nestled close to the 15th century Shirvanshah’s Palace, and you find the world’s first and only private miniature book museum housing Salahova’s private collection...

    The museum also has collections by British and American authors such as Shakespeare, Bobby Burns, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jack London, Edgar Allan Poe and Hemingway...

  • Police release driver after crash near London museum

    LONDON: A man arrested after his car ploughed into pedestrians in London’s museum district, injuring 11 people and sparking fears of a terror attack, was released from custody on Sunday, police said...

    Armed officers were deployed to the scene near the Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum after the incident, which sent crowds in the busy tourist spot running in panic...

  • Vintage mobile phone museum opens in Slovakia

    DOBSINA: As new smartphones hit the market month in month out, one Slovak technology buff is offering visitors to his vintage cellphone museum a trip down memory lane — to when cellphones weighed more than today’s computers and most people couldn’t afford them...

    The museum, which takes up two rooms in his house in the small eastern town of Dobsina, opened last year and is accessible by appointment...

  • NY museum gets vast collection of colonial-era artefacts

    ALBANY: More than 100,000 artefacts from one of the earliest European settlements in North America are now housed at an upstate New York museum located near where the objects were discovered more than 40 years ago...

    Officials at the New York State Museum in Albany said the items include 36,000 artefacts from the 1620s Dutch settlement known as Fort Orange and more than 80,000 others from the nearby former country estate of Philip...

  • Heidelberg Project-inspired Munaqqash unveiled at National Museum

    KARACHI: The National Museum of Pakistan saw much activity on Thursday with the unveiling of a project spearheaded by IAmKarachi to make art more accessible...

    A group of artists came together to renovate an abandoned canteen within the museum’s presence and transform the mundane structure into an interactive art installation for the public...

  • Events mark Museum Day

    ISLAMABAD: World Museum Day was observed on Monday at Lok Virsa in which a number of people participated...

    Pakistan National Museum of Ethnology, known as Heritage Museum, at Garden Avenue and Pakistan Monument Museum adjacent to National Monument at Shakarparian allowed free entry to the people to give them awareness of the museum...

  • Building project for museum lab approved

    BAHAWALPUR: The Punjab government has approved a building project for the establishment a museum conservation laboratory on the premises of the local museum costing about Rs15 million...

    Museum director Hussain Ahmed Madni has expressed the hope that antiques and other historic monuments would be preserved through scientific means with the establishment of a museum laboratory...

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